Posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome following caesa
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Posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome is also known as reversible posterior cerebral oedema syndrome, posterior leucoencephalopathy syndrome, hyperperfusion encephalopathy or brain-capillary leak syndrome. The patients usually present with a headache, seizures and visual loss which is often associated with hypertension. However, hypertension is absent in about one-fourth of patients and even if present, does not usually reach the level of failed autoregulation.Complaints of a headache in a patient after spinal anaesthesia usually arouses the suspicion of postdural puncture headache. Similarly, the first diagnosis which comes to our minds if there is development of seizures in a patient following caesarean section will be eclampsia.e tend to overlook this increasingly reported neurologic syndrome. It is gaining more and more importance as timely diagnosis and proper treatment results in complete recovery without any permanent neurological sequelae...

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